Kindly Share This Story: …Says they are being profiled By Johnbosco Agbakwuru THE Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami on Friday said that investigations have revealed that some high profile Nigerians are involved in terrorism financing. The AGF who, stated this in a chat with State House correspondents at the presidential villa, Abuja, said that such persons are being profiled for prosecution. He said the arrest of the undisclosed number of suspects followed the recent convictions of some Nigerians on terrorism financing in the United Arab Emirates, UAE. He said ongoing investigations have given reasonable grounds to prosecute the high profile Nigerians and institutions across the country. When asked to throw more light on the extent of prosecution, he said: “As you will actually know, sometimes back there were certain convictions of Nigerians allegedly involved in terrorism financing in the United … [Read more...] about Insecurity: High profile Nigerians’re involved in terrorism financing – FG
(CNN) If US boxing promoter Don King came to define the art of braggadocio in promoting a world title fight, then Briton Eddie Hearn has taken the art of bravado and showmanship to a whole new level in the age of social media. The subject of viral memes, champion of big-money fights and winner of record-breaking contracts, Hearn has amassed over two million followers across his social media platforms, while he's also the inspiration for the parody fan account, which has over 360,000 followers. It's almost as if the Essex-born boxing promoter is more interesting and compelling than the fighters he promotes. 'We want people talking' "The razzmatazz is important," Hearn tells CNN Sport's Don Riddell ahead of this weekend's super-middleweight title unification fight between Billy Joe Saunders and Canelo Álvarez. "We want people talking." Read More Set to house over 70,000 spectators at the AT&T stadium in Texas, Hearn is excited … [Read more...] about Eddie Hearn: ‘The razzmatazz is important,’ says boxing promoter
close Video Liz Cheney pens Washington Post op-ed amid GOP leadership battle FOX News congressional correspondent Chad Pergram joins 'Special Report' with the details It’s all but certain that as early as next week House Republicans will strip Rep. Liz Cheney of her number-three GOP leadership position – but Cheney faces another major headache back home in Wyoming , as Republicans are plotting to oust her as the state’s lone representative in Congress when she’s up for re-election next year. Cheney, the most high profile of the 10 House Republicans to vote in January to impeach then- President Trump for inciting the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol by right-wing extremists, is facing primary challenges from an increasing number of GOP candidates. That, however, might be Cheney’s saving grace: A crowded field likely divides the anti-Cheney and pro-Trump vote. It wasn’t that long ago that the conservative Cheney, the daughter of … [Read more...] about Liz Cheney, likely to lose House GOP leadership job, also facing serious challenge back in Wyoming
“I feel like there are more reasons to be excited about improvised music today than at any time during my 41 years on the planet,” the jazz critic Nate Chinen tells Rolling Stone . He has a point, and you don’t need to be a diehard fan of the genre to appreciate it. Crossover stars such as Kamasi Washington and Esperanza Spalding are receiving generous mainstream attention, alongside innovators like pianist Vijay Iyer and guitarist Mary Halvorson. Meanwhile, Thundercat, Robert Glasper, Terrace Martin, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah and others are seamlessly fusing hip-hop, R&B and electronica with their jazz mastery, introducing elements of a century-old art form to new audiences. And five nights a week on national television, Late Show bandleader Jon Batiste showcases his ebullient New Orleans spirit alongside Stephen Colbert. In short, the contemporary jazz scene is bursting with promise — but how did we get here? See Also Review: Kamasi Washington's New … [Read more...] about What’s Behind the New Jazz Resurgence?
After 11 years of Tories in Downing Street, today's by-election and local elections are a remarkable disaster for the opposition, showing Labour still going backwards. Sir Keir Starmer's first electoral test has not yet yielded any positive news, with the worst by-election since the Second World War and now questions about direction. This will prompt soul searching across the party, which will now be asking whether there is even a path back to power. There is no one answer to Labour's problems, only questions. Here are five of the biggest: Where are Labour's heartlands now? Advertisement The Tees Valley, where Tony Blair built the foundations of New Labour, continues to turn blue. But there is a striking variety of areas in which the Tories picked up seats and councils elsewhere in the country. Take the West Midlands. In Nuneaton, just north of Coventry, the Tories have won the council by picking up 10 of the 11 seats straight from Labour, in a result … [Read more...] about Election results: Five problems for Keir Starmer as Hartlepool defeat puts party in crisis